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Arothron caeruleopunctatus Blue-spotted puffer

Arothron caeruleopunctatusis commonly referred to as Blue-spotted puffer. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
7429 
AphiaID:
219922 
Scientific:
Arothron caeruleopunctatus 
German:
Blaupunkt-Kugelfisch 
English:
Blue-spotted Puffer 
Category:
Pufferfishes/Globefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Arothron (Genus) > caeruleopunctatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Matsuura, 1994 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Coral sea, Indonesia, Japan, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion  
Size:
up to 31.5" (80 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Clams, Coral polyps = corallivorous, Crabs, Fish (little fishes), Fish larvae, Krill, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sea squirts, Sea urchins, Snails, Sponges, Starfishs, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-08-09 11:40:41 

Info

Matsuura, 1994

The Blue-spotted puffer inhabits shallow coastal bays and estuaries in a depth from 2 down to 50 meters.

Large fish-only aquariums, our advice: best left in the wild!

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Arothron (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Jim Greenfield (British Marine Life) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Copyright Scott & Jeannette Johnson, Kwajalein Underwater, Foto Marshall Islands, Kwajalein Atoll
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Copyright Olaf Neusser, Cebu, Philippinen
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Copyright J.E. Randall, Indonesia, Batang
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Copyright Jim Greenfield, Malediven
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Copyright Jim Greenfield, Malediven
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Copyright J.E. Randall, Papua Neuguinea
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